A Royal Navy officer's sword
Slightly curved 28 1/2 inch blade with broad shallow central fuller and narrow fuller below the spine. Gilt brass hilt with folding inner shell, the guard molded with crown and fouled anchor, the backstrap with laurels. Ribbed bone grip bound with copper wire.
Condition: Blade with mottled grey patina showing patches of spotting and light pitting. Hilt retains much gilt finish. Grip with cracks at pommel.